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Reflections on Collective Collections

Reflections on Collective Collections

September 2020

Collection Management Insights from OCLC Research

Increasingly important area of research: 

#OCLC's @LorcanD, @ConstanceM, and @Libranomics recently published "Reflections on Collective Collections" in @CRL_ACRL.

Get great insights into this increasingly important aspect of collection management for many libraries: #OCLCresearch

— OCLC (@OCLC) September 11, 2020

Published in the ACRL publication, College & Research Libraries, the article "presents some general insights about collective collections, drawn from a series of studies conducted by OCLC. These insights identify salient characteristics of many collective collections and serve as a starting point for developing collective collection-based strategies for such library priorities as shared print, digitization, and group-scale discovery and fulfillment."